COVID-19 is changing the aviation world as we speak. Here are six things to keep an eye on, along with notes of gratitude to a lot of heroes on the front lines.
You probably know what the disagreement is about, but what (if anything) we do about it is the big question.
The news in aviation surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic is beyond bad. And it keeps on coming. Here’s why we aren’t worried.
The closing of the Chicago Midway tower after several controllers tested positive for coronavirus/COVID-19 is the first case of a tower being closed. It won’t be the last.
The spring show is still a still a go as other major gatherings in Florida shutter. Sun ’n Fun leadership cites finances as motivation to press on.
The helicopter accident that killed the global sports superstar, his daughter and seven others was the result of forces beyond the knowledge of non-pilots.
The ignorance and arrogance runs deep in the House Transportation Committee, that much is certain.
The NSTB preliminary report is out, and investigators seem to have missed the significance of one big clue.
For many pilots, the mountains of data confirmed an early belief.
The uncomfortable fact of life as aviation flips the switch to a new future.
What you don’t understand about scud running, or haven’t sufficiently grasped, is plenty enough to kill you if you aren’t lucky. Back in 1977, I was barely lucky enough.
Armchair investigators in three-piece suits are bloviating about charter certificates as an area of critical focus. They need to come to their senses.
With a recent announcement of yet another new timetable for its controversial jet, Boeing has been all over the news these past few months, and not in ways any company would want.
The company’s partnership on the e-VTOL called Joby is interesting on several levels. Some of them are historic. Others reveal a couple of uncomfortable truths about urban air mobility.
What some pilots don’t get about this flight instrument that has just changed the fleet, with 13 other historic advances they also whiffed on, from autopilots to monoplanes.
Here’s why we just don’t know how many of our planes are ready for mandatory ADS-B equipage on January 1st. But here’s why the news might be better than we feared.
The maker of autonomous aircraft figured certificating clean-sheet, electric aircraft that fly themselves would be a quick process. Woopsie.
Also, news that some regulators are calling for MCAS not to be fixed, but to be trashed. How will this affect the ill-fated airliner’s return to the skies?